Overall, the battle for Bldhaven is not as exciting as the title suggests. As I said above, it does have a lot of potential. The next issue or two will hopefully begin to explain who these characters are and clear up a lot of the confusion. Right now, it's just a series of this set of characters battling that set with little rhyme or reason behind it. In other words, it's just average. Read Full Review
In The End: I don't know. I read this book twice, and while I like certain parts of it, there are other parts that sets off all kinds of bells and whistles. This was a first issue, and there is some confusion that should be expected since the writers and artists are setting up a larger story, but The Rann-Thanagar War was pretty epic, and it managed to have something of a clear story from start to finish. Gray and Palmiotti are good writers, but I don't think this is one of their best efforts. Dan Jurgens' art was great and was one of the few things that was consistently good about the issue. Maybe the second issue will be better, and since I plan to stick around for all six issues, I certainly hope so. Read Full Review
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